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JuniperLea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-04-09 05:43 PM
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21. Thank you for your kind words...
It's been a powerful learning experience for me, mostly learning that while emotions have their place and use, they shouldn't be employed when contemplating the tough questions. I'm sure you've seen that battle here in the gun forum... heads vs hearts is always an ugly mess.
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  -Is it better to educate children about firearms or keep them away? spin  Aug-04-09 02:04 PM   #0 
  - Both, until they are old enough to shoot.  MineralMan   Aug-04-09 02:05 PM   #1 
  - Seconded  Chulanowa   Aug-05-09 02:38 PM   #45 
     - Thirded. (Is that a word?)  Ready4Change   Aug-05-09 09:35 PM   #73 
        - Fourthed, when they are old enough teach.  TxRider   Aug-13-09 05:36 PM   #130 
  - Yes  hedgehog   Aug-04-09 02:07 PM   #2 
  - Both. NRA Eddie Eagle program is good for very young children.  Statistical   Aug-04-09 02:11 PM   #3 
  - that's a no brainer  endarkenment   Aug-04-09 02:19 PM   #4 
  - Both  Warpy   Aug-04-09 02:20 PM   #5 
  - Educate and demystify  derby378   Aug-04-09 02:24 PM   #6 
  - I had a single shot bolt action .22 when I was a kid...  JuniperLea   Aug-04-09 02:30 PM   #8 
     - Single Shot Bolt Action .22 was given to me @ 10 years old.  bvar22   Aug-05-09 02:49 PM   #48 
        - That gave me chills!  JuniperLea   Aug-05-09 08:58 PM   #72 
  - Both...  JuniperLea   Aug-04-09 02:28 PM   #7 
  - I am so sorry to hear about your loss  derby378   Aug-04-09 02:43 PM   #10 
  - That's my take too...  JuniperLea   Aug-04-09 03:57 PM   #12 
  - Tragic story, sorry for your loss. (n/t)  spin   Aug-04-09 02:50 PM   #11 
  - Thank you for your kind words... eom  JuniperLea   Aug-04-09 03:57 PM   #13 
  - I'm sorry about your loss.  proteus_lives   Aug-04-09 04:14 PM   #15 
  - Thank you for your kind words...  JuniperLea   Aug-04-09 05:43 PM   #21 
     - Couldn't said it better myself.  proteus_lives   Aug-05-09 02:45 AM   #34 
     - huh, that's one fine apology  iverglas   Aug-05-09 02:31 PM   #43 
        - Jesus H. Tapdancing Christ, iverglas.  Raskolnik   Aug-05-09 03:08 PM   #53 
        - feel free  iverglas   Aug-05-09 03:09 PM   #54 
           - Please see post #79.  Raskolnik   Aug-05-09 03:13 PM   #56 
        - Wow! Just pounding away, aren't you? Too many testosterone shots (nt)  SteveM   Aug-06-09 02:52 PM   #83 
  - Wow,  pipoman   Aug-04-09 05:38 PM   #17 
  - Truth helps with coping...  JuniperLea   Aug-04-09 05:40 PM   #18 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-04-09 05:42 PM   #20 
  - just for info  iverglas   Aug-04-09 05:53 PM   #23 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-04-09 06:07 PM   #24 
     - You have confused firearms education with safe storage.  ManiacJoe   Aug-04-09 06:15 PM   #25 
     - .  JuniperLea   Aug-04-09 08:22 PM   #29 
     - A depressed teenager kills himself  JonQ   Aug-06-09 09:23 AM   #76 
        - I write a post on a discussion forum  iverglas   Aug-06-09 09:27 AM   #77 
        - this is the text of the post of mine you "replied" to  iverglas   Aug-06-09 09:29 AM   #78 
           - Stop playing this game  JonQ   Aug-06-09 01:07 PM   #79 
              - substantiate your vicious false statement  iverglas   Aug-06-09 01:47 PM   #80 
                 - I don't really think I need to  JonQ   Aug-06-09 01:51 PM   #81 
                    - so you look like a liar  iverglas   Aug-06-09 02:40 PM   #82 
                       - So you're now trying to argue that you are pro-gun?  JonQ   Aug-06-09 04:44 PM   #86 
                          - so you've decided to demonstrate your affinity for lies some more?  iverglas   Aug-06-09 06:46 PM   #87 
                             - It would be interesting  JonQ   Aug-07-09 10:15 AM   #96 
                                - and spoil my fun?  iverglas   Aug-07-09 11:21 AM   #101 
                                   - For starters  JonQ   Aug-07-09 12:21 PM   #103 
                                      - not a question of my "belief"  iverglas   Aug-07-09 03:27 PM   #104 
                                         - That's what I thought; more obfuscation  JonQ   Aug-07-09 03:37 PM   #109 
                                            - just what I thought: more of you  iverglas   Aug-07-09 04:13 PM   #113 
                                               - I didn't ask for obfuscation and non-answers  JonQ   Aug-07-09 04:22 PM   #114 
                                                  - I believe for every drop of rain that falls ...  iverglas   Aug-07-09 04:55 PM   #115 
                                                     - Yawn  JonQ   Aug-07-09 05:09 PM   #116 
  - Both.  AtheistCrusader   Aug-04-09 02:38 PM   #9 
  - Both.  proteus_lives   Aug-04-09 04:11 PM   #14 
  - I agree, both  pipoman   Aug-04-09 05:31 PM   #16 
  - it is essential to educate children to keep away from firearms  iverglas   Aug-04-09 05:40 PM   #19 
  - Children or firearms?  pipoman   Aug-04-09 06:21 PM   #26 
     - snork  iverglas   Aug-04-09 07:08 PM   #28 
  - Very poorly interviewed article.  ManiacJoe   Aug-04-09 05:45 PM   #22 
  - I like the NRA's Eddie Eagle plan:  gorfle   Aug-04-09 07:02 PM   #27 
  - Kid-proof your guns, AND gun-proof your kids  Euromutt   Aug-04-09 10:19 PM   #30 
  - Good point on education EVEN IF YOU DONT OWN firearms.  Statistical   Aug-05-09 07:50 AM   #35 
  - Both nt  Tim01   Aug-04-09 10:39 PM   #31 
  - Education only encourages people to try it  JonQ   Aug-04-09 10:49 PM   #32 
  - Damn good reply. (n/t)  spin   Aug-05-09 10:42 AM   #36 
  - Thanks  JonQ   Aug-05-09 11:50 AM   #38 
     - I was thinking almost the exact same thing n/t  E-Mag   Aug-05-09 02:14 PM   #40 
  - how bizarre  iverglas   Aug-05-09 02:30 PM   #42 
     - Very bizarre..  X_Digger   Aug-05-09 02:47 PM   #47 
     - alrighty then  iverglas   Aug-05-09 02:57 PM   #49 
        - I did learn about the birds and the bees at 5..  X_Digger   Aug-05-09 03:04 PM   #50 
           - yes ... and ...  iverglas   Aug-05-09 03:06 PM   #51 
              - Which one? LOL!!  X_Digger   Aug-05-09 03:13 PM   #55 
                 - for your assistance  iverglas   Aug-05-09 04:06 PM   #57 
                    - Still not seeing your point (assuming you have one)..  X_Digger   Aug-05-09 04:48 PM   #58 
                       - why don't you try being honest occasionally?  iverglas   Aug-05-09 05:38 PM   #62 
                          - Thing is, if 'Thing A' were actually 'Thing B', there'd be no analogy  X_Digger   Aug-05-09 06:20 PM   #63 
                             - venomous snake-handling  iverglas   Aug-05-09 06:28 PM   #64 
                                - Actually, I handled snakes at an early age..  X_Digger   Aug-05-09 07:52 PM   #70 
                                   - "Any other random shit that you'd like to fling at this thread to salve the scored salvo?"  iverglas   Aug-05-09 08:47 PM   #71 
                                      - This is a bizarre tangent, even for you  JonQ   Aug-06-09 04:42 PM   #85 
                                         - perhaps if you cut back  iverglas   Aug-06-09 06:49 PM   #88 
                                            - Really?  raimius   Aug-06-09 07:30 PM   #91 
                                            - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-06-09 07:50 PM   #92 
                                               - Wow.  raimius   Aug-07-09 03:27 PM   #105 
                                               - such outrage  iverglas   Aug-07-09 03:33 PM   #107 
                                               - Then address it as such.  raimius   Aug-07-09 03:45 PM   #111 
                                               - I tell you what  iverglas   Aug-07-09 04:12 PM   #112 
                                               - More annoyed than distressed  raimius   Aug-07-09 05:45 PM   #117 
                                               - and I care  iverglas   Aug-07-09 08:15 PM   #123 
                                               - You are wasting your time, my friend  rd_kent   Aug-07-09 05:59 PM   #118 
                                            - And yet you advocate abstinence only education  JonQ   Aug-07-09 10:17 AM   #97 
                                               - and you keep on saying things that aren't true  iverglas   Aug-07-09 11:17 AM   #100 
                                               - Not really comparable is it?  JonQ   Aug-07-09 12:13 PM   #102 
                                               - "saying you shouldn't educate children about guns"  iverglas   Aug-07-09 03:28 PM   #106 
                                               - I'm sure you'll come up with your usual argument  JonQ   Aug-07-09 03:40 PM   #110 
                                               - Game. Set. Match. Nice job, Jon!  rd_kent   Aug-07-09 06:03 PM   #121 
                                               - I see the old "stop saying things that arent true" meme has started.  rd_kent   Aug-07-09 06:03 PM   #120 
                                               - if you're pretending to have put me on ignore  iverglas   Aug-07-09 08:18 PM   #124 
                                               - Not pretending anything here  rd_kent   Aug-08-09 10:07 AM   #127 
                                               - OOH, very nice! Excellent use of her own technique.  rd_kent   Aug-07-09 06:01 PM   #119 
     - Actually the way you think of guns  JonQ   Aug-06-09 04:33 PM   #84 
        - Actually, the way you think  iverglas   Aug-06-09 06:52 PM   #89 
           - Well that was certainly  JonQ   Aug-07-09 10:22 AM   #98 
  - CorneredCat (a mother w/CCW) has a good section on kids and guns:  Endangered Specie   Aug-04-09 11:12 PM   #33 
  - and of course corneredcat  iverglas   Aug-05-09 01:32 PM   #39 
  - My dad taught me to shoot when I was five or six  claven   Aug-05-09 11:46 AM   #37 
  - My Kids  kimjamey69   Aug-05-09 02:17 PM   #41 
  - huh  iverglas   Aug-05-09 02:34 PM   #44 
     - A shiny nickel to whoever can parse this sentence for me:  Raskolnik   Aug-05-09 04:53 PM   #59 
     - Its not worth a nickel to have to deal with the ramifications  rd_kent   Aug-07-09 06:07 PM   #122 
        - If it was posted by anyone else........  iverglas   Aug-07-09 08:19 PM   #125 
           - You are right about the lack of intelligence in your post, on that we agree.  rd_kent   Aug-08-09 10:08 AM   #128 
     - HUH...  kimjamey69   Aug-05-09 06:34 PM   #65 
        - Eh???  iverglas   Aug-05-09 06:47 PM   #68 
           - HUH...  kimjamey69   Aug-05-09 07:11 PM   #69 
  - Both and they will probably have a more mature  BrightKnight   Aug-05-09 02:40 PM   #46 
  - yes, that's the ticket  iverglas   Aug-05-09 03:07 PM   #52 
  - Hmm...  raimius   Aug-05-09 05:04 PM   #60 
     - did you  iverglas   Aug-05-09 06:37 PM   #67 
     - yes and no  raimius   Aug-06-09 07:23 PM   #90 
        - See? Is it that you can't, or you won't?  iverglas   Aug-06-09 07:58 PM   #93 
           - I cannot predict all situations.  raimius   Aug-07-09 03:37 PM   #108 
           - Gee, conselor  tortoise1956   Aug-13-09 09:08 PM   #131 
              - who the fuck are you and why are you calling me "conselor"?  iverglas   Aug-13-09 09:29 PM   #132 
                 - Dear Iverglas  tortoise1956   Aug-14-09 09:16 PM   #133 
     - Self delete. Reply to wrong post. (n/t)  spin   Aug-05-09 11:20 PM   #74 
  - Thanks GREAT POST!  kimjamey69   Aug-05-09 06:36 PM   #66 
  - It would be best if guns were safe, legal and rare. IMO of course. nt.  marybourg   Aug-05-09 05:36 PM   #61 
  - Back in the late fifties and sixties when I was growing up...  spin   Aug-06-09 11:19 PM   #94 
  - A very important lesson for children...  spin   Aug-05-09 11:21 PM   #75 
  - Keep them away.  Xenotime   Aug-07-09 09:29 AM   #95 
  - If only it did  Euromutt   Aug-07-09 10:25 AM   #99 
  - Here the cub scouts teach / use BB guns and archery  Indy Lurker   Aug-08-09 10:01 AM   #126 
     - BB guns or pellet guns are excellent for teaching children firearm safety...  spin   Aug-09-09 01:26 PM   #129 
 

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